pet shops

A puppy mill. (File Photo Credit: Humane Society of the United States)

Cook County Approves Puppy Mill Ban

County commissioners voted 15-0 to prohibit pet shops from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits from large commercial breeders. The ban would go into effect in suburban Cook County in October, seven months earlier than a similar ban in the city of Chicago.


A puppy mill. (File Photo Credit: Humane Society of the United States)

Former Pet Shop Employee: ‘We Lied’ About Getting Dogs From Puppy Mills

A local pet store chain has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of dealing with puppy mills, and a former employee of that store has been telling her story to WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

Two of the 43 puppies that police officers found in a parked vehicle, inside cramped containers without adequate food or water. Two Iowa men were charged with animal cruelty after the puppies were found. (Credit: Chicago Animal Care & Control)

Judge To Rule On Whether Rescued Puppies Can Go Up For Adoption

A hearing is being held Thursday to determine the future for 43 puppies that were found in a cramped parked vehicle last week.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

Celi hangs out at Bark Chicago. (credit:

Best Chicago Animal Groomers & Pet Shops

The best Chicago animal groomers and pet shops can offer the finest care for your beloved animals, with perks for pet owners, too.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2010